Extension Officer

  • Full Time
  • Kabwe, Zambia
  • Applications have closed

Farmer Outgrower Foundation

FARMERS’ OUTGROWER FOUNDATION (FOF) LTD

invites applications from suitably qualified
persons to fill in the position of:

EXTENSION OFFICER

LOCATION: KABWE

QUALIFICATIONS

The candidate should:

  • Should have a full grade 12 certificate or equivalent
  • Should have a DIPLOMA in General Agriculture
  • Be aged between 20 and 35 years
  • Be fluent in English and common language used in Kabwe
  • Have a motor bike riders’ license
  • Have a minimum of 1 year experience in a similar position
  • Ladies are encouraged to apply

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

SPECIFIC DUTIES

  • To help improve yields among the outgrower scheme members through provision of technical support before, during and after harvest of groundnuts seeds
  • To deliver trainings to farmers under the outgrower scheme in production, post-harvest handling, etc that will help enhance groundnuts seeds production and productivity.
  • To provide technical advice and support to outgrower scheme management on matters relating to the outgrower scheme operation
  • To draft an annual extension services plan for implementation detailing programs to be executed on a quarterly basis and timelines.
  • To be a resource person in effective seed aggregation and input distribution to farmers
  • Provide monthly reports to the outgrower scheme management on extension service delivery that highlights the successes, challenges and recommendations.
  • Maintain networks of collaboration with technical specialists to gather information and promote awareness of technical issues to improve extension systems and advisory services.
  • Perform other related duties as required.

If interested, please submit your application before 24 th November, 2022, to:
[email protected]

Or call 0977713103


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